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How to Prevent Pet Stains

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When your pet pees on your carpet, prevent it from smelling and staining with this easy tip.
You will need:
*paper towels, absorbent rag
*baking soda
*vacuum
Check out the blog for the full tutorial.
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Tabby
    Tabby Orem, UT
    on Jul 11, 2013

    Towels are more absorbent if you NEVER use fabric softener on them. I also set a weight on the towel, like a foil-wrapped brick or a heavy filled bucket. Doing that gets the towel into more contact with the pet urine. If your towels have always been washed with fabric softener or dryer sheets, then add a cup of vinegar in the rinse water for several washings, to clean out the softener. I have never tried the baking soda so I will try that from now on. Thanks!

  • Angela
    Angela Carrollton, TX
    on Jul 11, 2013

    I totally agree. Microfiber cloths should never be washed with fabric softener. I use vinegar 90% of the time instead of softener. The microfiber cloth I used picked up most of the urine and then the baking soda picks up the rest as well as deodorizing. You can also use a vinegar rinse afterwards to get any extra baking soda out and to disinfect.

  • Valerie
    Valerie South Africa
    on Jul 11, 2013

    The next time my little ones have an 'accident' I am going to give this a try. Thanks for sharing!

  • Fran Barrett
    Fran Barrett Decatur, GA
    on Jul 12, 2013

    I love this! Thank you! @Tabby and @Angela, I totally agree about fabric softener, But I didn't know about the vinegar rinses. I'll try that today.

  • Margot Steffins
    Margot Steffins Alpharetta, GA
    on Jul 12, 2013

    This is great, thanks for the info, I'll be trying it!

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